Source: The Hollywood Reporter
Leon Vitali, who starred in Eyes Wide Shut and Barry Lyndon before switching his focus from acting to serving as Stanley Kubrick’s personal assistant, has died. He was 74.
Details of Vitali’s death were not immediately available, but it was confirmed by Kubrick’s official social media presence.
“These announcements are never easy, but this one has hit us particularly hard this morning,” Kubrick’s account wrote on Instagram. “It is with the greatest of sadness that we have to tell you that the talented, loyal & mainstay of a vast number of Kubrick’s films, Leon Vitali, passed away peacefully last night.”
The post continued, “Our thoughts are with his family and all that knew and loved him. We will be paying tribute to Leon all day to honour him.”…
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